18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
To cap it all the IRB rankings at the end of the year will decide our pool position for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
We are offering you and a guest the opportunity to meet the coaching team that will steer Ireland through these challenges.
Ireland Head Coach Declan Kidney, defensive mastermind Les Kiss, forwards coach and Rugby World Cup winner Gert Smal and kicking and skills coach Mark Tainton will be on hand for an in depth question and answer session and a chance to chat.
How do they motivate their team? What are the challenges in bringing the squad together? How do they develop their own skills in such a results driven environment?
Find out on Wednesday, January 18th in Aviva Stadium.
The event is by invitation only and you need to register for a chance to attend. Invites will be issued on a first come first served basis. Each successful applicant will be allowed to bring along a guest on the night.
To register please enter the competition. The closing date is Thursday January 12th. The lucky attendees will be notified by email on Friday January 13th!